Mr. E. C. (Clayton) Norwood left the walk of life on Monday, December 3, 2018 at TriSun Care Center. He was born July 4, 1933 at Pickett (Retreat) to Emmett Ewell and Marion White Norwood.
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He served in the Army from January 1954 to February 1956. He spent 18 months in Korea.
He was married to Eula Faye Threet on May 31, 1964. They purchased Superior Ice and Foods after their marriage and closed it in 1975. Then they built a building at the same location for a new business, Corsicana Overhead Door. Their two sons were active in the door business with their parents. In retirement Clay worked as a greeter for Wal-Mart.
Clay was active in the Baptist Church where they held their membership and sang with various groups at nursing homes over the years. He and his wife sang special music where they attended.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; brothers; Noel Norwood, Lyndon Norwood and sister; Shirley Jackson.
Clayton is survived by his sons; Samuel Norwood and wife, Sabrina and John Paul Norwood and wife Laura; his grandchildren; Tyler Norwood, Daniel Norwood, Sammie Sue Norwood and Sabra Sims.
Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Resthaven Memorial Park in Corsicana with Pastor Paul Denny officiating.
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